Gain confidence in your ability to guide your students to success. Embark on the next phase of your professional learning journey with our Mini-Courses.
Each short online class is expert approved and composed of a curated collection of videos that delve deep into key topic areas for continuing education and teacher training. You will learn how to fuel learning with quality assessments, build a positive school culture, and much more.
Mini-Courses will help you to:
- Enhance your knowledge and skills through courses aligned to some of our best-selling books.
- Track and enhance your understanding of key concepts.
- Experience dynamic, self-paced learning.
- Gain proven strategies and tools for helping students reach their full potential.
- Receive clear guidance on how to integrate what you learn into your classroom, school, or district.
- Earn micro-certification.
Mini-Courses are included in your Global PD subscription or can be purchased individually.
180 Days of Self-Care for Busy Educators Mini-Course
Featuring: Tina H. Boogren
Give yourself permission to embrace self-care and live your very best life. Aligned to the much-loved 180 Days of Self-Care for Busy Educators, this course from Dr. Tina H. Boogren delivers bite-sized actions that greatly impact overall well-being and happiness.
Amplify Your Impact Mini-Course
Featuring: Michael J. Maffoni, Thomas W. Many, Susan K. Sparks, Tesha Ferriby Thomas
Ensure your team is doing the right work. Adopt proven collaborative coaching methods, strengthen teacher teams, and improve student learning with this dynamic mini-course.
The Beginning Teacher’s Field Guide Mini-Course
Featuring: Tina H. Boogren
Every new teacher’s journey is uniquely their own. But along the way, there are certain challenges and questions that often arise. Aligned to The Beginning Teacher’s Field Guide, this Mini-Course from author Tina H. Boogren delivers essential teaching strategies and tips for the first years in the classroom. Watch videos, track understanding with brief quizzes, and then earn microcredentials that showcase your skill development.
Common Formative Assessment Mini-Course
Featuring: Kim Bailey, Chris Jakicic, Rebecca DuFour, Richard DuFour, Janel Keating, Sharon V. Kramer, Mike Mattos, Sarah Schuhl, Nicole Dimich, Kenneth C. Williams
Rely on a series of expert-led videos and short quizzes to prepare teams to develop common assessments, analyze achievement data, and take action based on the results.
Embedded Formative Assessment Mini-Course
Featuring: Dylan Wiliam, Tim Brown, Cassandra Erkens, Douglas Fisher, Sharon V. Kramer, Mike Mattos, Douglas Reeves, Nicole Dimich
Rely on a series of expert-led videos and short quizzes to prepare you to implement formative assessment practices that substantially increase the rate of learning.
Featuring: Timothy D. Kanold, Mike Mattos, Sharon V. Kramer, Eric Twadell
Rely on a series of expert-led videos and short quizzes to help you deepen your connection to your work and make a lasting impact on colleagues and students.
Learning by Doing Mini-Course
Featuring: Richard DuFour, Rebecca DuFour, Mike Mattos, Tim Brown, Luis F. Cruz, Cassandra Erkens, Timothy D. Kanold, Anthony Muhammad, Sarah Schuhl
Rely on 43 expert-led professional learning communities training videos and quizzes to understand how PLCs work and bring the PLC at Work® process to life in your school. This short online PLC education training covers topics from beginning the journey to dealing with conflict and resistance.
School Improvement for All Mini-Course
Featuring: Sharon V. Kramer, Sarah Schuhl
Rely on a series of expert-led videos and brief quizzes to help you overcome your greatest school improvement challenges. The School Improvement for All Mini-Course includes a curated collection of videos and brief quizzes to guide your professional development.
Featuring: Timothy D. Kanold
Aligned to SOUL!, this Mini-Course from Timothy D. Kanold delivers research-backed strategies for cultivating a professional life of contribution, compassion, belonging, balance, and joy. Watch videos, track understanding with brief quizzes, and then earn micro-credentials that showcase your skill development.
Take Time for You Mini-Course
Featuring: Tina H. Boogren
Embrace the greatest gift you can give yourself: self-care. Aligned to the award-winning book Take Time for You, this Mini-Course from Dr. Tina H. Boogren offers strategies and tools you can start using now to cultivate overall health and well-being. You’ll watch interactive videos, track understanding with brief quizzes, and then earn microcredentials that showcase your skill development.
Taking Action Mini-Course
Featuring: Austin Buffum, Mike Mattos, Tim Brown, Luis F. Cruz, Rebecca DuFour, Richard DuFour, Robert Eaker, Cassandra Erkens, Anthony Muhammad, Sarah Schuhl, Kenneth C. Williams
Rely on 32 expert-led videos and a series of brief quizzes to help you build a successful RTI at Work™ program. Demonstrate a deep understanding of response to intervention strategies through online tests that can foster your academic coaching skills.
Transforming School Culture Mini-Course
Featuring: Anthony Muhammad, Tim Brown, Luis F. Cruz, Richard DuFour
Rely on a series of expert-led videos and short quizzes to prepare you to overcome staff division and embrace the behaviors that lead to a healthy, positive culture.